International Journal of Ophthalmic PathologyISSN: 2324-8599

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Case Report, Int J Ophthalmic Pathol Vol: 2 Issue: 4

Traumatic Chiasmal Syndrome - A Case Report

Shveta Bansal*
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford road, Manchester, m139WL, United Kingdom
Corresponding author: Shveta Bansal
Department of Ophthalmology, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital,Oxford road, Manchester, m139WL, United Kingdom
Received: June 01, 2012 Accepted: August 26, 2013 Published: August 30, 2013
Citation: Bansal S (2013) Traumatic Chiasmal Syndrome - A Case Report. Int J Ophthalmic Pathol 2:4. doi:10.4172/2324-8599.1000121


Traumatic chiasmal syndrome is a rare condition manifested by the onset of a bitemporal hemianopia after head trauma. Trauma is one of the rarer aetiologies of a bitemporal hemianopia. Few patients survive the severe impact required to damage the anatomically privileged optic chiasm. Those who do survive have usually sustained a variety of neuro-endocrine and neurological deficits in addition to the visual signs.

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